EPISODE 114 | November 21, 2016

Animal Rescue When Catastrophe Strikes

Today on Animal Instinct, actress, model, and animal lover Missy Hargraves calls in to tell us about her efforts rescuing creatures when…

EPISODE 113 | November 7, 2016

BarkTV Is Like Hollywood For Dogs, And It Helps Them Get Adopted!

Today on Animal Instinct, we talk to the talented Olivia Barash. In a past life, Barash played the female lead role…

EPISODE 112 | October 31, 2016

Darwin Animal Docs, The Critter Hospital In The Galápagos Islands!

Today on Animal Instinct, we hear from Tod Enko, a conservationist who founded the first and only free, year-round animal hospital…

EPISODE 111 | October 24, 2016

Raccoon Rescue (And Why It’s Worth It!)

Today on Animal Instinct, we hear from guest Val Nassetta – who cares after convalescent raccoons – about the benefits of keeping…

EPISODE 110 | October 10, 2016

The Dark Tradition Behind Spain’s Hunting Dogs

Today on Animal Instinct, we’re joined by documentary filmmaker Yeray Lopez Portillo, who’s working on a film about hunting dog culture…

EPISODE 109 | October 3, 2016

October Pet Events with Ada Nieves

This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher is joined in the studio by Ada Nieves, a certified pet fashion designer by The…

EPISODE 108 | September 26, 2016

All about anesthesiology and pain management for your pets

Today on Animal Instinct, we speak with Elizabeth M. Goudie-DeAngelis, an animal anesthesiologist trained in putting under creatures ranging from cats,…

EPISODE 107 | September 19, 2016

In Santa Cruz, A Program Bringing Dogs Into The Hospice

Forbes Ellis works in a hospice in Santa Cruz, California, where he’s been working to bring dogs into a palliative care…

EPISODE 106 | September 12, 2016

Carbon Emissions and the Oceans

Today on Animal Instinct, we’re joined by chemical oceanographer Matthias Elliot to talk all about global warming’s “ugly step-sister:” ocean…

EPISODE 105 | August 15, 2016

Canine Kraut, Or Fermented Foods For Dogs

Today on Animal Instinct, we talk to nutritionist Cynthia Farris about introducing fermented foods in your dog’s diet. The reputed benefits…

EPISODE 104 | July 25, 2016

Hemp-Derived Munchies, For Pets!

Today on Animal Instinct, Dana Humphrey joins us in the studio to tell us all about cannabidiol and how it can help…

EPISODE 103 | July 18, 2016

Seer Farms, Helping Keep Pets And Their Families Together

Today on Animal Instinct, we have both an excellent guest host and an excellent guest! Julia Szabo is sitting in…

EPISODE 102 | July 11, 2016

eZOO, The Company Bringing An IMAX Feel To Zoos

We’re placing a call to Spain on today’s episode of Animal Instinct, to speak with Jose Antonio Fernandez Flores.  eZOO seeks…

EPISODE 101 | June 27, 2016

Cookie the Squirrel

Cookie is an Eastern Gray Squirrel who was found at one day old. She required months of close attention and care…

EPISODE 100 | June 20, 2016

Vegan Pet Accessories with Ann Greenberg

For episode 100 (!) of Animal Instict, Ann Greenberg joins us in the studio to tell us all about her…

EPISODE 99 | June 13, 2016

All About The Manatee

Dr. Katie Tripp of the nonprofit Save the Manatee Club joins us to discuss the plight of the creature, a sea mammal…

EPISODE 98 | June 6, 2016

Spreading The Word To Save The (Buffalo) Herd

Mike Mease of the Buffalo Field Campaign joins us on the phone to talk about the American buffalo. Also known as the…

EPISODE 97 | May 23, 2016

Please Don’t Bite The Baby: A Chat With Author Lisa J. Edwards About Her Book

According to the CDC, 4.5 million dog bites happen each year in the United States. On the last day of National Dog…

EPISODE 96 | May 16, 2016

“Because They Needed Me” – A Story of Baboons in South Africa and a Brave Woman Who Came to Their Aid

This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher speaks with Michael C. Blumenthal, a poet, lawyer, and educator who has also ventured…

EPISODE 95 | May 9, 2016

Saving the Dogs of Detroit… With An App?

Adrienne Wisok is working on an app to help the dogs of Detroit and other cities. Many dogs in the Motor…

EPISODE 94 | May 2, 2016

The Fledging Birders Institute

This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher is joined by Dave Magpiong of the Fledging Birders Institute. Over a decade…

EPISODE 93 | April 25, 2016

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Animal Farm

On this week’s Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher speaks with Jeanne Selander, who runs a petting zoo in the Florida Keys…

EPISODE 92 | April 4, 2016

Project Coyote – Independant Ivory-Billed Woodpecker Searches in Louisiana

On this week’s episode of Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher is joined in the studio by Mark Michaels, an author and relationship and…

EPISODE 91 | March 28, 2016

Project Thorn, Protecting Rhinos

On this week’s episode of Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher speaks with Karrie Hovey and Charles Merrill about their involvement with…

EPISODE 90 | March 21, 2016

Hedgehogs!

On this week’s episode of Animal Instinct, Celia is joined in the studio by Lorelei Tibbetts to talk all about hedgehogs! Lorelei earned…

EPISODE 89 | March 7, 2016

Modern Pet Care, What’s With All the Apps?

On this week’s episode of Animal Instinct, Celia is joined by Julia Szabo, a journalist, blogger, and author of seven books about…

EPISODE 88 | February 29, 2016

Ian Urbina and “The Outlaw Ocean”

On this week’s episode of Animal Instinct, Celia welcomes Ian Urbina of The New York Times. Urbina was the winner of the…

EPISODE 87 | February 22, 2016

TALKING TURTLES with Wildlife Rehabilitator Patricia Johnson

Patricia Johnson is certified in reptile monitoring by the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation and a New York State Licensed Wildlife…

EPISODE 86 | February 15, 2016

Lemurs! With Dr. Patricia Wright

On today’s episode of Animal Instinct, guest Dr. Patricia C. Wright talks about her work studying wild lemurs in Madagascar….

EPISODE 85 | February 8, 2016

A Talk with Oyster Baron von Clam Man

Tune in for a fascinating episode about everyone’s favorite bivalves!  Talking clams and oysters, Animal Instinct host Celia Kutcher welcomes…

EPISODE 84 | February 1, 2016

California Vet Board Power Grab Removes Owners’ Rights and Options for Animal Care

This week on a brand new Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher is on the line with author and animal communicator…

EPISODE 83 | January 18, 2016

Refugees and Their Pets

This week on Animal Instinct host Celia Kutcher is in studio with Danielle Hlatky, who recently returned from a month…

EPISODE 82 | January 11, 2016

Year in Review in Animals!

Celia Kutcher is in studio with Animal Instinct regular, Denise Herman, and is recapping the past year in animal news…

EPISODE 81 | January 4, 2016

Vegan Fashion with Delikate Rayne

Animal Instinct is kicking off 2016 in style as host Celia Kutcher welcomes Delikate Rayne co-founders, sisters Meg and Komie….

EPISODE 80 | November 30, 2015

Fine Artist Andrea Gianchiglia

Animal Instinct is getting artsy this week as Celia welcomes Andrea Gianchiglia to the show. Andrea Gianchiglia is an animal…

EPISODE 79 | November 16, 2015

A Discussion With Director Louie Psihoyos About His New Film “Racing Extinction”

In the new documentary, Racing Extinction, a team of artists and activists exposes the hidden world of extinction with never-before-seen images…

EPISODE 78 | November 9, 2015

Dillie the Deer & Melanie Butera, DVM

This week on Animal Instinct, Celia Kutcher is joined by Melanie Butera, DVM, a veterinarian with more than twenty years of…

EPISODE 77 | November 2, 2015

James Woods, Folk Art Painter

Animal Instinct is getting artsy this week as host Celia Kutcher welcomes caricature artist James Woods to the show to…

EPISODE 76 | October 26, 2015

What is GallopNYC?

Saddle up! This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher welcomes Beth McReynolds of GallopNYC to the studio.  GallopNYC brings the…

EPISODE 75 | October 19, 2015

A Day in the Life Of Ada Nieves

Animal Instinct is on the catwalk this week as host Celia Kutcher welcomes pet fashion designer Ada Nieves to the…

EPISODE 74 | October 12, 2015

Conversation with Oncologist Brooke Britton

Your pet is diagnosed with cancer – what is the next step? Animal Instinct is taking on the tough topic…

EPISODE 73 | October 5, 2015

The Vet Set

The Vet Set was founded by Dr. Taylor Truitt and Dr. Eva Radke to bring the best veterinary care to…

EPISODE 72 | September 28, 2015

The Salamander Show

Animal Instinct is talking salamanders this week as host Celia Kutcher welcomes Matt Ellerbech to the program.  Matt is a…

EPISODE 71 | September 21, 2015

Toyota TogetherGreen & The National Audubon Society

What do a car company and a conservation organization have in common? Plenty. This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher…

EPISODE 70 | September 14, 2015

Vegetarianism in Animals

Animal Instinct returning guest Julia Szabo, a.k.a Pet Reporter, is inspired by animals in everything she does. A journalist, blogger…

EPISODE 69 | August 10, 2015

A Chat with Wildlife Photographer Yaron Schmid

This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher is finishing off the season with veterinarian and wildlife photographer, Yaron Schmid….

EPISODE 68 | July 27, 2015

Angels for Animal Rights

This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher welcomes Donna Lentol to the studio from Angels for Animal Rights (AFAR),…

EPISODE 67 | July 20, 2015

The Pitfalls of Punishment

Sit! Stay! Fetch! On today’s Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher is in studio with dog trainer and owner of Empire…

EPISODE 66 | July 13, 2015

Veganism

After three decades of omnivorous eating, all the while dabbling in vegetarianism and veganism, Julia Szabo, finally went vegan for…

EPISODE 65 | July 6, 2015

Cruelty

What is cruelty-free clothing? Find out on a brand new episode of Animal Instinct! Returning guest Julia Szabo joins Celia…

EPISODE 64 | June 29, 2015

Animal Communication by Animal Intuition

How well do you communicate with your pet? Tune in to Animal Instinct as host Celia Kutcher gets animal communicator…

EPISODE 63 | June 22, 2015

Veterinary Critical Care

This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher is sitting down with Dr. Christine Iacovetta of BluePearl: Emergency Veterinary &…

EPISODE 62 | June 1, 2015

What You Need to Know About Canine Influenza

Flu season isn’t just for humans anymore, as Dr. Doug Aspros joins Celia on a brand new episode Animal Instinct…

EPISODE 61 | May 18, 2015

Felines of New York

You may have heard of the popular “Humans of New York” website, but have you heard of “Felines of New…

EPISODE 60 | May 11, 2015

All About ECAD

This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher is talking dog jobs and has Dale Picard of East Coast Assistance…

EPISODE 59 | May 4, 2015

The Carnivore’s Manifesto & The Meat Industry

Welcome to Season 5 of Animal Instinct! Host Celia Kutcher ushers in the new season with special guest Patrick Martins,…

EPISODE 58 | April 13, 2015

Everything You Wanted to Know About Alpacas But Were Afraid to Ask

This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher is finding out everything you wanted to know about alpacas but were…

EPISODE 57 | April 6, 2015

Guinea Pigapalooza

This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher is talking guinea pigs! Guest Laura Budean is a lover of all…

EPISODE 56 | March 30, 2015

What You Need to Know About Rabbits Before Easter

What do you call a happy rabbit? A hop-timist! On today’s Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher takes listeners through the…

EPISODE 55 | March 23, 2015

Dogboy Robert Haussmann

Raising a dog in the big apple is no easy feat! This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher is…

EPISODE 54 | March 9, 2015

What Happens When Pets Die?

What happens when pets die? Find out this week on Animal Instinct! Celia Kutcher is joined by Alicia Halloran. Alicia…

EPISODE 53 | March 2, 2015

Canine Soldiers

Did you know that dogs in warfare have a long history dating to ancient times? This week on Animal Instinct,…

EPISODE 52 | February 23, 2015

The Center for Avian and Exotic Medicine

No dogs or cats allowed! This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher is on air with Lorelei Tibbetts, LVT,…

EPISODE 51 | February 16, 2015

The PupScouts

This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher is joining the PupScouts! Welcoming guests Jennifer Jo-Moyer and Kelleigh Noftell, they…

EPISODE 50 | February 9, 2015

Meow Parlour

Do you like coffee? Sweets? Cats? If so, tune in to this week’s episode of Animal Instinct with host Celia…

EPISODE 49 | February 2, 2015

What’s New With APOPO?

We’ve all heard of landmine sniffing dogs, but how about landmine sniffing rats? This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia…

EPISODE 48 | January 19, 2015

The Truth About Pot

This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher is chatting the truth about potbellied pigs with the Marcia Christensen, President…

EPISODE 47 | January 12, 2015

HIppy HIve HoneyBee Co

This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher welcomes the ladies from the HIppy HIve HoneyBee Co-Op to the studio….

EPISODE 46 | January 5, 2015

The Crow Show

This week host Celia Kutcher is kicking off 2015 with a brand new episode of Animal Instinct celebrating National Bird…

EPISODE 45 | December 15, 2014

Animal Instinct – Traveling With Pets

This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher is giving tips on traveling with pets along with guest Dr. Patrick…

EPISODE 44 | December 8, 2014

The Lost History of the Canine Race

This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher is talking the history of canines! Welcoming Mary Thurston, author of “The…

EPISODE 43 | November 24, 2014

Twin Lakes Farm

This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher is talking to Scott Tarter of Twin Lakes Farm all about what…

EPISODE 42 | November 17, 2014

Nutrition for Pets

This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher is talking nutrition for pets and welcomes her mentor, Phil Klein, to…

EPISODE 41 | November 10, 2014

Through a Dog’s Ear, Music for Animals

This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher is delving into the interesting topic of music for animals. Lisa Spector…

EPISODE 40 | November 3, 2014

Vafa Animal Shelter in Iran

This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher is speaking with Farah Ravon of the Vafa Animal Shelter, location in…

EPISODE 39 | October 27, 2014

Halloween Safety

This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher welcomes Denise Herman of Empire of the Dog to talk about safety…

EPISODE 38 | October 20, 2014

Wolves & The Wolf Conservation Center

This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher welcomes Maggie Howell, Executive Director of the Wolf Conversation Center (WCC) located…

EPISODE 37 | October 13, 2014

Animal Spirit Guides & Power Animals

This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher is taking on the topic of animal medicine and spirit animals with…

EPISODE 36 | October 6, 2014

Squirrels are Amazing

This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher is going nuts for squirrels! Welcoming the one of the country’s experts…

EPISODE 35 | September 29, 2014

Dealing with Pet Loss and Grief

This week on Animal Instinct, guest host Denise Herman takes over for Celia and welcomes Juliet Sternberg to talk about…

EPISODE 34 | September 22, 2014

All About Racing Pigeons

This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher talks all about racing pigeons! Welcoming Deone Roberts, Sport Development Manager with…

EPISODE 33 | September 15, 2014

Big Cat Rescue

This week on Animal Instinct, we’re talkin’ lions and tigers! Host Celia Kutcher welcomes Susan Bass, the Director of Public…

EPISODE 32 | September 9, 2014

Geese Police with Dave Marcks

This week on Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher kicks off the new radio season welcoming guest Dave Marcks, President of…

EPISODE 31 | August 18, 2014

Karen Krueger

On today’s episode of Animal Instinct Celia speaks with animal communicator, Karen Krueger. Karen has been practicing Reiki for people…

EPISODE 30 | August 11, 2014

Crystal Healing

There any many different forms of animal healing and this week on Animal Instinct, Celia Kutcher explores the world of…

EPISODE 29 | July 28, 2014

Bats!!

You think you know bats – but you have no idea. Tune in to an absolutely fascinating episode of Animal…

EPISODE 28 | July 21, 2014

Backyard Goats

Ever consider goats as backyard pets? You will after today’s episode of Animal Instinct, as host Celia Kutcher chats with…

EPISODE 27 | July 15, 2014

Bees

Bees are incredible creatures. They’re the topic this week on Animal Instinct as host Celia Kutcher is joined by bee…

EPISODE 26 | July 8, 2014

Backyard Chickens with Hannah Kirshner

So you wanna raise chickens in your backyard? This week’s episode of Animal Instinct is for you. Tune in as…

EPISODE 25 | June 30, 2014

Emergency Pet Care

What is it like at an emergency veterinary office? Amy Lubinski, Manager at Blue Pearl Veterinary Partners, joins Celia Kutcher…

EPISODE 24 | June 23, 2014

Racehorses

What’s a Thoroughbred? What’s a day like in the life of a racehorse? What’s the gambling culture like around horse…

EPISODE 23 | June 16, 2014

The Peaceable Kingdom

This week on Animal Instinct, Celia Kutcher chats with Edward Martin III of the Hartsdale Pet Cemetery- also known as…

EPISODE 22 | June 10, 2014

Stem Cell Healing

Did you know stem cells can be used as therapy for pets? Did you know you could get stem cells…

EPISODE 21 | June 2, 2014

Pet Fashion

When’s the last time you bought you treated your dog to a new bikini? Tune in to a very fun…

EPISODE 20 | May 26, 2014

Pest Wildlife

Unwanted pest wildlife can take refuge inside inviting homes. Nuisance pests and wildlife can cause damage, contaminate food, and increasing…

EPISODE 19 | May 19, 2014

Cat Rescue with Amelia Deslongchamps

Amelia Deslongchamps was born to rescue cats! Amelia can’t remember a time when animals weren’t a part of her life….

EPISODE 18 | May 12, 2014

Birds!

This episode of Animal Instinct is for the birds! David Kidd, wildlife bird and rescue expert, is this week’s guest…

EPISODE 17 | May 5, 2014

Animal Rescue with Tina

Animal Instinct is back for another season! Tune in to hear all about animal rescue in the suburbs with special…

EPISODE 16 | April 21, 2014

Dog Training with Denise Herman

Dogs are much different than humans. Seems simple enough – but most dog owners get this simple fact twisted when…

EPISODE 15 | April 14, 2014

Dog Grooming with Justine Keefe

Continuing with her recent theme of what humans and animals do for each other, Celia interviews dog groomer Justine Keefe…

EPISODE 14 | April 7, 2014

The Pet Psychic

How does one communicate with animals? Simple — telepathy! This week’s truly extraordinary guest on Animal Instinct is Catherine Ferguson,…

EPISODE 13 | March 31, 2014

APOPO with Chris Hines

APOPO is a social enterprise that researches, develops, and implements detection rats technology for humanitarian purposes such as Mine Action…

EPISODE 12 | March 24, 2014

Dr. Harvey’s Healthy Formulations

Why should pet food be natural? The question is, why shouldn’t pet food be natural? On this week’s episode of…

EPISODE 11 | March 17, 2014

Mike Thomas of QT Dogs

This week on Animal Instinct, Celia interviews Mike Thomas, Vice President of Development at QT Dog, LLC. Mike tells us…

EPISODE 10 | March 10, 2014

Catnip with Kevin Duck

Kevin Duck, founder of DuckyWorld Products and creator behind the award winning Yeowww! brand of catnip and catnip toys, he’s…

EPISODE 9 | March 3, 2014

Matt Koss & Primal Pet Foods Inc

Matthew Koss has been Founder and President of Primal Pet Foods Inc. since the inception of the company in October…

EPISODE 8 | February 24, 2014

Animal Acupuncture with Timothy Mann

This week on Animal Instinct, Celia interviews Dr. Timothy Mann, the Medical Director at Brooklyn Cares Vet. Dr. Mann tells…

EPISODE 7 | February 17, 2014

Animal Medical Massage with Erin Kalagassy

Erin Kalagassy is a veterinary massage therapy practitioner from Brooklyn NY, living in Dublin, Ireland, studying for a degree in…

EPISODE 6 | February 10, 2014

Bach Flower Remedies with Denise Eaton

Denise Eaton is a registered practitioner through the Bach Foundation International Registry for human and animal. She has been employed…

EPISODE 5 | February 3, 2014

Reiki for Pets with Karen Krueger

On this episode of Animal Instinct, host Celia Kutcher welcomes guest Karen Krueger to discuss the Japanese healing art of…

EPISODE 4 | January 27, 2014

Reptiles with Robert Sousa

Robert Sousa’s career all started at the age of 14 when he rescued a friend’s unwanted pet- a Corn snake….

EPISODE 3 | January 20, 2014

Lorelei Tibbetts Pt. 2: Rodents

Lorelei Tibbetts returns to Celia Kutcher’s Animal Instinct to talk about pet rodents! Lorelei works in New York City where…

EPISODE 2 | January 13, 2014

Birds with Lorelei Tibbetts

This week on Animal Instinct, Celia Kutcher is talking with Lorelei Tibbetts about pet or companion birds! Lorelei works in…

EPISODE 1 | January 8, 2014

Dogs & Cats with Denise Herman

Welcome to Animal Instinct, brought to you by Celia Kutcher, aka the Food Healer. You may remember Celia from her…

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Can Piano Music Calm Down Your Crazy Dog?

Health & Lifestyle | September 3, 2015

Puppy Training 101 with “Dogboy”

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